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Test your knowledge of water quality and stormwater management.
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1. What part of LaPorte County do you live in?
City of LaPorte
Town of Trail Creek
City of Michigan City
Town of Long Beach
Town of Michiana Shores
Outside of LaPorte County
2. In an effort to understand if we are reaching our target audience, we would
like to know which description best fits you:
Other Business affected by stormwater regulations
Government Employee affected by stormwater regulations
3. Do you live in a watershed?
4. Which of the following pollutants can be found in stormwater runoff?
Oil and Grease
All of the Above
5. Where would you find this marker?
Next to a storm drain
In a corn field
Next to a sanitary sewer manhole
None of the above
6. Which is an example of stormwater runoff?
Rainwater running into a storm drain in the road
Rainwater running off of a farm field
Snowmelt running into storm drains or ditches
All of the above
A & C only
7. A BMP is a Best Management Practice to reduce the impact of stormwater runoff.
Please mark the best location for each BMP listed below:
Concrete Washout Area
8. Which of the following do you think are safe to let run into a storm sewer?
Soapy Water from
Washing Your Car
Dirty Water from
9. All storm drains flow to a treatment plant where the stormwater is treated
before it goes into a river or stream.
10. I need to dispose of expired medicine and some old paint thinner. What is
the best way to get rid of them?
Dump them down a storm drain
Flush them down the toilet
Put them in the trash
Take them to a Household Hazardous Waste drop-off location
11. If a home or business has a septic system, how often should the septic tank
Every 3 years
Every 10 years
Only when it backs up
12. Choose all of the following you have participated in over the past year:
Adopt-a-road litter collection
Volunteer water monitoring
Storm drain marking
Household Hazardous Waste drop-offs
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